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Astronomy has been responsible for some of humanity’s most striking findings over the past few years, perhaps the last century and most likely the current one. However, most of his discoveries had a scientific basis that explained why things were happening, until September 2016, when the Kepler satellite captured a blinking star.
Thus, the light left in the wake of the bare star was intermittent, a phenomenon unprecedented in the history of astronomy. To say that a star flickered would be crazy years ago, but now it is a phenomenon that scientists around the world want to solve.
The twinkling star that stirred up the world of astronomy
KIC 8462852 is the name of an ordinary and somewhat warmer than sun star that was discovered by Kepler in September 2016. Astronomers quickly began to study her behavior, recreating the life of the star Tabby, as she was baptized.
The computer in charge of recreating the lives of the planets and stars had only gone back four years when it showed something unthinkable; the light it gave off was intermittent.
Theories began to flow like water and in search of a logical answer, the phenomenon was attributed to a shower of comets or a gravitational obscuration. However, it was astronomer Jason Wright who decided to talk and leave the world perplexed when he said that, perhaps, it could be a mega alien structure.
Astronomy specialists show the possibility that the star is being manipulated by extraterrestrials.
If we could catch it getting darker again, that would make things a lot easier. Wright said after dropping the bomb on the Pennsylvania media.
Many UFO specialists have approved the statements, and there is no previous basis or scientific explanation for the star’s behaviour.
KIC 8462852 had not said the last word because, just weeks later, Bradley Schaefer, astronomer in charge of studying the star Tabby, decided to observe stellar photographs of the past in an attempt to locate it. He found it, but he also found that during the previous century, its brightness had dropped by about 19%.
Tabby wasn’t just losing light, she was completely fading.
Schaefer assures us that there is no way for a star to lose its brightness and fade in a period of time as short as a single century, so the theory that it is being artificially provoked is much stronger.
Anyway, the mystery is there and it’s been 2 years since astronomers around the world have made a statement about that blinking star, have they discovered something they don’t want us to know?